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Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Minister 'cannot guarantee' home-schooled teen will get Leaving Cert results by 12 September, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Minister 'cannot guarantee' home-schooled teen will get Leaving Cert results by 12 September, court hears

Aug 25th 2020, 4:31 PM 14,262 Views 0 Comments

The High Court last week quashed a decision to prevent Elijah Burke availing of the calculated grade system.

Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Gemma O'Doherty denies trying to evade service of defamation proceedings against her by Jimmy Guerin
# Courts
# Courts

Gemma O'Doherty denies trying to evade service of defamation proceedings against her by Jimmy Guerin

Aug 18th 2020, 5:45 PM 38,192 Views 0 Comments

In his action, Guerin claims he was defamed in comments allegedly posted by O’Doherty about him on social media.

Monday 17 August, 2020

Group allegedly trespassing on Dublin housing construction site given until Wednesday to vacate
# Courts
# Courts

Group allegedly trespassing on Dublin housing construction site given until Wednesday to vacate

Aug 17th 2020, 4:28 PM 33,976 Views 0 Comments

The matter will be re-mentioned before the court on Wednesday afternoon.

Thursday 13 August, 2020

Judgement reserved in action brought by home-schooled student over predictive grades process
# Calculated Grades
# Calculated Grades

Judgement reserved in action brought by home-schooled student over predictive grades process

Aug 13th 2020, 7:40 PM 21,843 Views 0 Comments

The Minister for Education denies the student’s rights have been breached.

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Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Challenge against Leaving Cert calculated grades system opens before the High Court
# Homeschooling
# Homeschooling

Challenge against Leaving Cert calculated grades system opens before the High Court

Aug 12th 2020, 5:23 PM 35,247 Views 0 Comments

Elijah Burke said the State’s decision means he cannot advance to third-level education for another year.

Monday 10 August, 2020

Gemma O Doherty allegedly evading service of defamation proceedings against her by Jimmy Guerin
# Defamation
# Defamation

Gemma O Doherty allegedly evading service of defamation proceedings against her by Jimmy Guerin

Aug 10th 2020, 8:07 PM 72,784 Views 0 Comments

A number of efforts to serve her with documents have been unsuccessful.

Friday 7 August, 2020

Court of Appeal rules that child brought to Ireland by mother should be returned to native Poland
# Courts
# Courts

Court of Appeal rules that child brought to Ireland by mother should be returned to native Poland

Aug 7th 2020, 10:47 AM 33,778 Views 0 Comments

The boy’s father brought proceedings before the Irish courts.

Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Parties agree to accelerated hearing of Ryanair's challenge against travel restrictions
# Flights
# Flights

Parties agree to accelerated hearing of Ryanair's challenge against travel restrictions

Aug 5th 2020, 10:00 PM 20,510 Views 0 Comments

Ryanair claims that the Covid-19 restrictions are unlawful.

Thursday 16 April, 2020

Provisional liquidators appointed as High Court hears Debenhams had 'no other option' but to wind up
# Courts
# Courts

Provisional liquidators appointed as High Court hears Debenhams had 'no other option' but to wind up

Apr 16th 2020, 2:04 PM 13,846 Views 0 Comments

Counsel for the retailer said it was with “great regret” the company was closing its stores here.

Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Trainee garda who failed beep test takes High Court case in bid to stay on the force
# Beep Test
# Beep Test

Trainee garda who failed beep test takes High Court case in bid to stay on the force

Apr 15th 2020, 3:38 PM 63,490 Views 0 Comments

She claims the decision is unfair, and seeks to challenge it in High Court proceedings.

Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Court gives hospital temporary powers to isolate uncooperative elderly patient with Covid-19
# High Court
# High Court

Court gives hospital temporary powers to isolate uncooperative elderly patient with Covid-19

Apr 14th 2020, 9:38 PM 44,963 Views 0 Comments

The man is believed to have a cognitive disability.

HSE not going ahead with purported €7.4 million deal for 350 ventilators, High Court told
# Narooma
# Narooma

HSE not going ahead with purported €7.4 million deal for 350 ventilators, High Court told

Apr 14th 2020, 1:09 PM 41,504 Views 0 Comments

Swords-based company Narooma claims it entered into a deal with the HSE over the ventilators in late-March.

Tuesday 31 December, 2019

US firm being blackmailed for more than €5m secures injunction in Irish High Court
# Injunction
# Injunction

US firm being blackmailed for more than €5m secures injunction in Irish High Court

Dec 31st 2019, 4:37 PM 33,200 Views 0 Comments

The company today secured a temporary order against what are believed to be two Polish nationals and an Irish-registered company.

Thursday 3 October, 2019

Two Traveller couples ordered to remove caravans from halting site by 2pm tomorrow
# Courts
# Courts

Two Traveller couples ordered to remove caravans from halting site by 2pm tomorrow

Oct 3rd 2019, 3:41 PM 40,128 Views 0 Comments

The High Court made the ruling today and the judge said gardaí can arrest the couples if they do not comply.

Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Iona Institute researcher seeks to sue woman for defamation over Twitter posts
# Angelo Bottone
# Angelo Bottone

Iona Institute researcher seeks to sue woman for defamation over Twitter posts

Oct 1st 2019, 8:14 AM 17,295 Views 0 Comments

Counsel for Dr Angelo Bottone told the High Court he’d obtained orders compelling Twitter to disclose information about the account.

Friday 27 September, 2019

High Court rules woman weighing 4.5 stone and refusing to eat may be fed through nasal tube to keep her alive
# HSE
# HSE

High Court rules woman weighing 4.5 stone and refusing to eat may be fed through nasal tube to keep her alive

Sep 27th 2019, 6:08 PM 21,732 Views 0 Comments

The woman, who is in her thirties, presented at a hospital in recent days very malnourished.

Wednesday 25 September, 2019

High Court quashes decision compelling school to re-enroll boy (8) who assaulted teacher with hurl
# High Court
# High Court

High Court quashes decision compelling school to re-enroll boy (8) who assaulted teacher with hurl

Sep 25th 2019, 10:30 PM 34,714 Views 0 Comments

The boy in question has special needs and is on the autism spectrum.

Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Mediation breaks down in Claddagh ring family dispute, High Court hears
# Fried Family
# Fried Family

Mediation breaks down in Claddagh ring family dispute, High Court hears

Sep 24th 2019, 9:31 PM 45,919 Views 2 Comments

The row involves brothers Andrew and Philip Fried, who are shareholders of Claddagh Jewellers.

Residents at Dublin properties wish to remain despite being ordered to vacate over fire safety concerns
# Seville Place
# Seville Place

Residents at Dublin properties wish to remain despite being ordered to vacate over fire safety concerns

Sep 24th 2019, 6:23 PM 11,799 Views 0 Comments

The judge ruled that the orders previously granted by the High Court are to remain in place.

Monday 23 September, 2019

High Court confirms appointment of examiner to water firm Celtic Pure
# Courts
# Courts

High Court confirms appointment of examiner to water firm Celtic Pure

Sep 23rd 2019, 4:49 PM 13,500 Views 0 Comments

The company was at the centre of recent product recalls.

Thursday 19 September, 2019

Teen placed in 'unsafe' and 'unsuitable' hostel has been moved to new location, court told
# High Court
# High Court

Teen placed in 'unsafe' and 'unsuitable' hostel has been moved to new location, court told

Sep 19th 2019, 6:43 PM 8,940 Views 0 Comments

The case will be mentioned before the High Court in October.

Seriously ill woman with eating disorder opposes being made ward of court
# Courts
# Courts

Seriously ill woman with eating disorder opposes being made ward of court

Sep 19th 2019, 6:00 PM 18,133 Views 0 Comments

Earlier this week, the High Court made orders allowing the HSE to take steps aimed at saving the woman’s life.

Activists lose case against government over its climate change plan
# High Court
# High Court

Activists lose case against government over its climate change plan

Updated Sep 19th 2019, 5:34 PM 10,505 Views 1 Comment

The court will issue its full written decision tomorrow.

Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Freddie Thompson has started school in Portlaoise Prison, hearing over 'severe' jail conditions told
# High Court
# High Court

Freddie Thompson has started school in Portlaoise Prison, hearing over 'severe' jail conditions told

Sep 18th 2019, 7:19 PM 32,131 Views 0 Comments

Thompson has brought a High Court challenge to conditions in the prison.

Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Court grants HSE order allowing it to take steps aimed at saving life of woman with eating disorder
# Anorexia
# Anorexia

Court grants HSE order allowing it to take steps aimed at saving life of woman with eating disorder

Sep 17th 2019, 5:56 PM 15,727 Views 0 Comments

She is described as being currently very underweight with a dangerously low Body Mass Index (BMI).

Monday 16 September, 2019

Teenager who claims she was sexually assaulted brings court action aimed at getting safe place to reside
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Teenager who claims she was sexually assaulted brings court action aimed at getting safe place to reside

Sep 16th 2019, 8:30 PM 25,908 Views 0 Comments

The girl has been the subject of interim care orders and had been placed in foster homes.

Friday 13 September, 2019

High Court quashes decision to expel teenage boy with autism from secondary school
# Courts
# Courts

High Court quashes decision to expel teenage boy with autism from secondary school

Sep 13th 2019, 2:44 PM 19,781 Views 0 Comments

The teen was alleged to have engaged in “unpredictable, aggressive and violent behaviour in the school”.

Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Councillor faces significant legal bill following failed attempt to stop ethics inquiry
# SIPO
# SIPO

Councillor faces significant legal bill following failed attempt to stop ethics inquiry

Sep 10th 2019, 2:21 PM 19,454 Views 0 Comments

Councillor McElvaney was one of the subjects of an RTÉ Investigates programme in 2015.

Monday 9 September, 2019

Dozens say they are now homeless after court extends orders to vacate 'potential fire traps'
# High Court
# High Court

Dozens say they are now homeless after court extends orders to vacate 'potential fire traps'

Sep 9th 2019, 6:38 PM 14,694 Views 0 Comments

Last week the High Court granted Dublin City Council temporary injunctions requiring the residents to immediately vacate the properties.

Thursday 5 September, 2019

Over 40 residents ordered to immediately vacate Dublin flats over fire safety concerns
# High Court
# High Court

Over 40 residents ordered to immediately vacate Dublin flats over fire safety concerns

Sep 5th 2019, 6:16 PM 29,885 Views 0 Comments

If a fire started in any of the three buildings it would “spread very quickly”, the High Court was told.

Judge dismisses case of woman who claims she was coerced into giving her baby up for adoption
# Adoption Authority
# Adoption Authority

Judge dismisses case of woman who claims she was coerced into giving her baby up for adoption

Sep 5th 2019, 2:40 PM 23,576 Views 0 Comments

The woman, who gave birth when she was 16 years of age, also claimed the AAI had failed to ensure that she was in a position to give informed consent.

Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Councillor secretly filmed by RTÉ loses court bid to block SIPO inquiry
# Hugh Mcelvaney
# Hugh Mcelvaney

Councillor secretly filmed by RTÉ loses court bid to block SIPO inquiry

Sep 4th 2019, 12:12 PM 28,694 Views 0 Comments

Justice Garrett Simons said he was satisfied “to dismiss the application in its entirety.”

Thursday 29 August, 2019

Interim examiner appointed to water firm at centre of product recall controversy
# ARSENIC
# ARSENIC

Interim examiner appointed to water firm at centre of product recall controversy

Aug 29th 2019, 6:11 PM 26,704 Views 8 Comments

Celtic Pure was at the centre of product recalls over arsenic levels.

Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Meat plants 'will seek to jail protesters' as farmers denounce 'heavy-handed legal tactics'
# China Deal
# China Deal

Meat plants 'will seek to jail protesters' as farmers denounce 'heavy-handed legal tactics'

Updated Aug 28th 2019, 5:47 PM 14,024 Views 43 Comments

There have been reports of scuffles at protests outside plants today.

Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Meat plant owners granted injunctions against protesters outside their factories
# High Court
# High Court

Meat plant owners granted injunctions against protesters outside their factories

Aug 27th 2019, 5:40 PM 14,837 Views 43 Comments

Dawn Meats and Anglo Beef Processors took the High Court action today.

Friday 23 August, 2019

Garda Keith Harrison fails in bid to quash Disclosures Tribunal findings against him
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Garda Keith Harrison fails in bid to quash Disclosures Tribunal findings against him

Aug 23rd 2019, 4:19 PM 27,841 Views 8 Comments

The Donegal-based Garda was strongly criticised in the tribunal’s interim reports.

Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Strike by Irish-based Ryanair pilots called off after court ruling
# No Strike
# No Strike

Strike by Irish-based Ryanair pilots called off after court ruling

Aug 21st 2019, 1:00 PM 80,453 Views 104 Comments

An injunction sought by Ryanair against the strike has been granted.

Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Judge to approve insolvency arrangement in €3.7m debt owed by Frank McNamara and Theresa Lowe
# Courts
# Courts

Judge to approve insolvency arrangement in €3.7m debt owed by Frank McNamara and Theresa Lowe

Aug 20th 2019, 10:45 PM 48,725 Views 0 Comments

The couple owes money to parties including Bank of Ireland, Banco de Sabadell SA, and Revenue, which are all unsecured debts.

Ryanair strike injunction decision due tomorrow
# Strike
# Strike

Ryanair strike injunction decision due tomorrow

Aug 20th 2019, 4:34 PM 13,914 Views 10 Comments

A 48 hour strike is planned from 12am on Thursday morning.

Monday 19 August, 2019

Trade union Forsa contests Ryanair's bid to stop planned strike action
# High Court
# High Court

Trade union Forsa contests Ryanair's bid to stop planned strike action

Aug 19th 2019, 8:28 PM 10,604 Views 0 Comments

Forsa claims that the airline’s response to its detailed pay proposals “was curt and dismissive”.

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